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Received Counseling on Early Labor*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1728 235 10.0 8.3-11.9 1493 90.0 88.1-91.7
Age
< 20 years 256 42 10.5 6.5-16.5 214 89.5 83.5-93.5
20-24 years 452 63 7.8 5.3-11.4 389 92.2 88.6-94.7
25-34 years 824 105 10.7 8.3-13.7 719 89.3 86.3-91.7
35+ years 196 25 11.6 6.7-19.3 171 88.4 80.7-93.3
Mother's Race
White 1173 163 11.0 9.0-13.4 1010 89.0 86.6-91.0
African American 495 59 5.7 3.5- 9.2 436 94.3 90.8-96.5
Other Minorities 60 13 17.3 8.0-33.6 47 82.7 66.4-92.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 104 18 17.7 10.3-28.6 86 82.3 71.4-89.7
No 1624 217 9.3 7.7-11.3 1407 90.7 88.7-92.3
Education
< High School 387 56 11.5 7.9-16.5 331 88.5 83.5-92.1
High School 576 92 10.7 7.8-14.5 484 89.3 85.5-92.2
> High School 764 86 8.7 6.6-11.4 678 91.3 88.6-93.4
Marital Status
Married 1147 153 10.7 8.6-13.1 994 89.3 86.9-91.4
Other 581 82 8.4 5.9-11.9 499 91.6 88.1-94.1
Income
15,999 or less 494 61 12.1 8.6-16.6 433 87.9 83.4-91.4
16,000-24,999 271 42 9.4 5.8-14.7 229 90.6 85.3-94.2
25,000-39,999 266 33 7.7 4.6-12.7 233 92.3 87.3-95.4
40,000 or more 532 74 9.1 6.5-12.5 458 90.9 87.5-93.5
WIC recipient
No 905 140 10.5 8.3-13.3 765 89.5 86.7-91.7
Yes 813 93 9.1 6.8-12.0 720 90.9 88.0-93.2
Medicaid recipient
No 867 115 9.1 7.0-11.7 752 90.9 88.3-93.0
Yes 861 120 11.0 8.5-14.1 741 89.0 85.9-91.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 308 81 26.3 21.6-31.6 227 73.7 68.4-78.4
1500-2499 grams 541 72 13.6 10.9-16.8 469 86.4 83.2-89.1
2500+ grams 874 82 9.4 7.7-11.6 792 90.6 88.4-92.3

*Survey Question:
During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with
you about any of the things listed? 16j. What to do if your labor starts early

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.